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Foveran House

Country House (Period Unassigned), Hotel (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Foveran House

Classification Country House (Period Unassigned), Hotel (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Aberdeen Conference Centre; Foveran House Hotel

Canmore ID 20400

Site Number NJ92SE 9

NGR NJ 99137 24243

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Aberdeenshire
  • Parish Foveran
  • Former Region Grampian
  • Former District Gordon
  • Former County Aberdeenshire

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Foveran House, 1771. Cold, angular, two-storey-and-basement, five-window mansion in quoined granite ashlar with central wallhead gable on the front. The porch and set-back wings are later, as is the regrettable first-floor addition over the porch. Courtyard with offices to the rear, dominated by a grandiose harled tower with Jacobean angle-turrets each ogee-capped. Considerably altered, 1885, Matthews & Mackenzie. (Antique-looking tower at rear replaced Turing's Tower, which fell about 1720 and was part of an early castle, now gone.)

Taken from "Aberdeenshire: Donside and Strathbogie - An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Ian Shepherd, 2006. Published by the Rutland Press http://www.rias.org.uk

Archaeology Notes

NJ92SE 9.00 99137 24243

NJ92SE 9.01 98545 24094 Lodge

NJ92SE 9.02 9927 2429 Home Farm

For predecessor Foveran Castle (NJ 9909 2431), see NJ92SE 3.

Hotel [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1993.

Foveran House 1986.

(Undated) information in NMRS.

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